War Wrecks of the Coral Seas

Thousands of tons of war wreckage sank into the fabled lagoons of the South Pacific islands during the naval and air battles of World War II. But instead of devastating the region’s underwater ecology, the detritus of human conflict turned into artificial reefs, upon which fantastic mini-ecosystems took shape.

Premiered May 18, 2003

A Mystery in Alaska

Unexplained declines in many wildlife species have created A Mystery in Alaska. The Steller’s sea lions that populate Alaska's coastline are rapidly disappearing from one of the last great wildlife strongholds of the world, and no one knows why. Naturalist filmmaker Shane Moorebrings a sense of urgency and new understanding to this puzzle in this film.

Premiered May 11, 2003

Under Antarctic Ice

On the surface, it’s the bleakest of lands, with ferocious winds, flightless birds, and enough ice to flood half the planet’s population if it were to melt. But below that frozen mass, a fantastic environment of indescribable beauty teems with life. NATURE takes viewers into the world that is “Under Antarctic Ice.”

Premiered January 12, 2003